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A Closer Look (Donor Rights) #888915

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A closer look at the complex field of fertility medicine introduced; CDC statistics on babies born from donated eggs cited.

(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The delicate question of the rights of egg and sperm donors to privacy versus a child's right to know examined; details given about a voluntary online data base allowing the sharing of information about donors. [Mother of egg donor Dr. Jennifer SCHNEIDER†- talks about her donor daughter and seeking the families that received her eggs after he daughter died young from cancer.] [Inst. on Biotech and the Human Future Nigel CAMERON†, American Society of Reproductive Medicine Dr. David ADAMSON†, Donor Sibling Registry Wendy KRAMER†, Ryan KRAMER†- offer differing opinions on the issue.]

Gibson, Charles;
Pinto, Barbara

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